Assurance Reimbursement Management™ solutions and COVID-19

Change Healthcare continues to monitor payer requirements regarding claims related to COVID-19, and will provide the most up-to-date claim filing requirements for Assurance customers here.

New Payer Edit Requirement

We have updated our systems to accept the following COVID-19 HCPCS/CPT-4 codes: 

  • U0001: 2019 Novel Coronavirus Real Time RT-PCR Diagnostic Test Panel for use by CDC testing laboratories.
  • U0002: 2019-nCoV Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2/2019-nCoV (COVID-19) using any technique, multiple types or subtypes (includes all targets) for use by non-CDC testing laboratories.
  • 87635: Infectious agent detection by nucleic acid (DNA or RNA); severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (Coronavirus disease [COVID-19]), amplified probe technique.

Please visit the AMA's CPT Assistant, the official source for CPT coding guidance, for more information related to the new COVID-19 HCPCS/CPT-4 Codes.